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Studios boss honoured by council

Studios boss honoured by council

15 March 2018

A media entrepreneur has received this year’s prestigious Kent Invicta Award for his contribution to the county's economy.

Openreach launches recruitment drive

Openreach launches recruitment drive

15 March 2018

More than 60 trainee engineers will be hired across Kent as to install superfast broadband.

Goodman's warning over scams

Goodman's warning over scams

14 March 2018

Former Strictly judge and Kent dancing school owner Len Goodman is raising awareness about financial scams affecting the older generation.

University strikes to continue

University strikes to continue

13 March 2018

Kent University staff are to carry on with industrial action after turning down a deal to end a row about pensions.

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Decision delayed over Jools neighbour row

Decision delayed over Jools neighbour row

13 March 2018

A row between musician Jools Holland and his wedding venue neighbour has not been decided today - after councillors said they needed more time.

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Eeyore Chancellor 'Tigger-like' over economy

Eeyore Chancellor 'Tigger-like' over economy

13 March 2018

Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered an optimistic assessment of the UK economy saying “there is light at the end of the tunnel" after austerity.

170 jobs to go at biotechnology company

170 jobs to go at biotechnology company

12 March 2018

Scores of workers at a biotechnology company are set to lose their jobs after bosses decided to relocate to Mexico, China and Denmark.

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Uni backs lecturers' calls for pension talks

Uni backs lecturers' calls for pension talks

12 March 2018

University bosses have joined forces with striking lecturers in a bid to alter plans to change pensions which have caused weeks of industrial action.

Car dealer's apprenticeship drive

Car dealer's apprenticeship drive

08 March 2018

Motor retailer Lookers is aiming to hire more than 160 apprentices.

Vaping shop manager stole £9,000

Vaping shop manager stole £9,000

07 March 2018

The manager of a vaping shop has narrowly avoided jail after stealing almost £9,000 - and then blaming bank staff for the missing money.

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Grants just in time for watchmaking apprentices

Grants just in time for watchmaking apprentices

06 March 2018

The UK's first watchmaking apprenticeship in a generation should be ready to start by the end of the year after firms secured government funding.

'Illegal immigrants' found stowed away in fruit lorry

'Illegal immigrants' found stowed away in fruit lorry

05 March 2018

A business says the 'worrying increase' in migrants arriving on trucks from the Continent is costing it hundreds of thousands of pounds.

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Apprentices 'trump' graduates for salaries

Apprentices 'trump' graduates for salaries

05 March 2018

Young people in construction will go on to earn "thousands" more each year after apprenticeships than university graduates, according to research.

'I am definitely not a shouter'

'I am definitely not a shouter'

05 March 2018

A military background has made the chief executive of Saga a quiet consensus leader rather than one who barks orders.

Rising fruit and veg prices

Rising fruit and veg prices

03 March 2018

A Kent MP says the cost of our shopping bills items could go up significantly if action is not taken ahead of Brexit.

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University accused of trying to 'bribe' striking staff

University accused of trying to 'bribe' striking staff

02 March 2018

A university has been accused of attempting to "bribe" staff in an effort to end strikes.

Jobseekers face bus fare hikes as centre closes

Jobseekers face bus fare hikes as centre closes

02 March 2018

People searching for work will have to spend a day's budget travelling to an alternative Jobcentre when their nearest one closes.

Kent County Council urged to carry out Brexit impact assessment

Kent County Council urged to carry out Brexit impact assessment

01 March 2018

EU remain campaign group says Brexit will hit jobs and investment in county

MP demands new deal for fishermen

MP demands new deal for fishermen

28 February 2018

An MP has raised the plight of local fishermen in a parliamentary debate on the future of the UK's fisheries policy.

Water plans announced amid 'population boom'

Water plans announced amid 'population boom'

26 February 2018

Around £1 billion is to be pumped into a a major overhaul of waterworks in the region - including a new reservoir and treatment plant for Kent.

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